A medical student, who allegedly drove a speeding a car that ran over eight labourers killing four of them in a South Delhi locality, was on tuesday arrested while he was trying to flee the country.
Shahid, hailing from Rajasthan's Alwar and pursuing MBBS from Ukraine, was arrested at the airport.
Four labourers were killed and four others, including a woman, injured when the Honda City car driven allegedly by
Shahid ran over the labourers near Safdurjung flyover early on tuesday morning. The labourers were engaged in road
Shahid, who was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol, had fled from the spot after the accident.
He along with his two friends Shahzad (18) and Alam Khan (23) was returning from a party at Alam's residence in
Aula village in Mehrauli when the incident took place at around 2 AM, police had said.
The labourers were undertaking repair work on the road when the incident took place.
"Shahid lost control of the car when he swerved after failing to spot a barricade near the spot where road
levelling work was being done. The vehicle first ran into a divider and crushed the labourers before coming to a stop
after ramming into a tractor carrying construction material," police had said.